MDC in $80 Million Note Offering

December 10, 2012

Cleary Gottlieb represented the initial purchasers in an offering by MDC Partners Inc. of $80 million 11% Senior Notes due 2016. This offering is a reopening of the $345 million 11% Senior Notes due 2016 previously issued in three separate tranches by MDC and guaranteed by MDC’s wholly-owned subsidiaries. The sole bookrunner for the offering was J.P. Morgan and the co-managers were Goldman, Sachs & Co., BMO Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Securities, RBC Capital Markets and UBS Investment Bank. The notes were offered for sale in the United States pursuant to Rule 144A. The transaction priced on December 6 and closed on December 10 (a T+2 settlement cycle).

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